Stuart Udell, a former top official at Catapult Learning, has been named CEO of K12 Inc., a prominent and often controversial provider of online education and other services.
Education is the field most likely to be changed by virtual and augmented reality technology, according to survey of more than 1,500 people at the recent Consumer Electronics Show.
A campaign called “With Math I Can,” challenges teachers and students to embrace the belief that math ability can be developed, a concept that is increasingly being pitched by ed-tech providers and advocacy groups.
Apple has snapped up Learnspout, Pearson and Knewton partner to work on math using adaptive-learning, and Excelligence Learning acquires the classroom-products marketer Really Good Stuff.
Many states have made their tests more challenging, a toughening of expectations that coincides with the passage of the common-core standards, and tests aligned to them.
The Jefferson Education Accelerator, a commercial entity that invests in ed-tech companies, has announced it will support Agile Mind, a provider of digital curriculum.
A new partnership between U.S. and China-based education companies, and deals by Weld North and Learn Launch were among the recent highlights in the K-12 marketplace.
From her study of CEOs, musicians, and world-class athletes, the University of Pennsylvania psychology professor examines the traits that can help students succeed.
Futuresource Consulting outlines the key developments in the K-12 marketplace in 2015 and what market trends to watch around the world in 2016.
Pearson said its performance has taken hits recently because of shifts in the international market, and it will increase its focus on adaptive products and online and blended learning.